Ben Gazzara Actor

Ben Gazzara is a 81 years old actor from United States of America from Manhattan, New York. Ben Gazzara was born on August 28, 1930 (died on February 03, 2012, he was 81 years old) in Manhattan, New York.

Ben Gazzara



Biagio Anthony Gazzarra, known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and television actor and director. His best known films include Anatomy of a Murder, Voyage of the Damned, Inchon, Road House, The Big Lebowski, Happiness, The Thomas Crown Affair, Summer of Sam, Dogville and Paris, je t'aime. He was a recurring collaborator with John Cassavetes, working with him on Husbands, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie and Opening Night. As the star of the television series Run for Your Life, Gazzarra was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards and...
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Is Ben Gazzara still alive?

No, he died on 02/03/2012, 11 years ago. He was 81 years old when he died. Cause of death: pancreatic cancer. He died in New York City



Ben Gazzara had two marriages.

Janice Rule

Janice Rule, Actress

He married with Janice Rule (72), in 1961. Ben Gazzara was 30 and Janice Rule was 29 years old. After 18 years, they break up in 1979.

Louise Erickson

Louise Erickson, All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player

Gazzara married with Louise Erickson (90), in 1951. Ben Gazzara was 20 and Louise Erickson was 21 years old. They ended their 6 years marriage in 1957.


Ben Gazzara Movies (104)

There are 104 movies of Ben Gazzara.

His first feature film was The Big Lebowski (1998, as Jackie Treehorn). He was 67 when he starred in this movie. Since 1998, he has appeared in 104 feature films. The last one is Ristabbanna (2012). .

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Ben Gazzara movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Ben Gazzara TV Shows (12)

His first TV Show was Arrest and Trial (1963).

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Awards (4)

Nominated Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1976 , nominated Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor in 1989 , awarded Donostia Award in 2004 , awarded Theatre World Award in 1953 ,


He graduated from Actors Studio, Stuyvesant High School and The New School

What was Ben's zodiac sign?

Ben Gazzara zodiac sign was virgo.

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